The Rise of Chicago's Black Metropolis, 1920-1929

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During the Roaring '20s, African Americans rapidly transformed their Chicago into a "black metropolis." In this book, Christopher Robert Reed describes the rise of African Americans in Chicago's political economy, bringing to life the fleeting vibrancy of this dynamic period of racial consciousness and solidarity. Reed shows how African Americans rapidly transformed Chicago and achieved political and economic recognition by building on the massive population growth after the Great Migration from the South, the entry of a ...

The Rise of Chicago's Black Metropolis, 1920-1929 2014, University of Illinois Press

ISBN-13: 9780252080104

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The Rise of Chicago's Black Metropolis, 1920-1929 2011, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252036231

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